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People Power: crowdshaping

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

You read it here first: ‘crowdshaping' is about to change the world. David Mattin reports on a new phenomenon that could transform the way we live our lives

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Henrietta Thompson

The future of wearable technology

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Henrietta Thompson gives a little advice for designers of wearable technology - and knows what she's talking about

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Juggling your goals

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Getting your staff to commit to a single goal isn't too difficult. But what if there's more than one goal? And what if the goals conflict? There is a way, says Steve Martin

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Could floating homes be the future?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

As sea levels rise, could floating or amphibious houses provide safe havens in a world increasingly threatened by flooding? Step on board, says Alexander Garrett

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Ben Hammersley

A brief history of the podcast

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ten years ago, Ben Hammersley invented the word ‘podcast'. And in the following decade the form has become a hotbed of audio innovation, he says. So get downloading...

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Is there a skills shortage in the UK?

Dragons' Den's Deborah Meaden answers your business questions. This month, how to handle a best friend in the workplace

Business Life Meets... Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal, 34, is a Silicon Valley-based writer and entrepreneur. His first book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, examines the techniques used by successful companies to get customers coming back again and again.

Pet Theories: Louise Bradley

Interior designer Louise Bradley on her three wire-haired Dachshunds, Marni, Bebe and Ellie.

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Tech & Gadgets

Stop complaining about technology

Give technology a break, says Jonathan Margolis. It's not so long ago that we happily used payphones, maps and dial-up modems

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The 20 hour rule: how to learn a new skill fast

In The First 20 Hours, Josh Kaufman reveals the golden rule of learning a new skill

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The Tikker: the watch that counts down your life

Ben Hammersley

The Tikker is no ordinary watch. It doesn't just tell you the time - it tells you how long you have left to live. And that's not necessarily a bad thing, says Ben Hammersley

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